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Bermuda Day Message From Minister Peets

Bermuda Day Message From Minister Peets

[Bermuda Day message from Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Dr Ernest Peets] On behalf of the Ministry of Youth, Culture and Sport, it’s my absolute pleasure to extend best wishes to all of you as we celebrate Bermuda Day. This has been an extraordinary year for all of us as we continue to find ways to mitigate the pandemic.In that sense... Read more of this article

2021 Bermuda Day Grand Marshals Named

2021 Bermuda Day Grand Marshals Named

The Department of Culture has announced this year’s Grand Marshals, with Dejon Simmons, Jeremy Madeiros, and the Covid-19 Incident Command all receiving the recognition. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Culture is delighted to announce this year’s 2021 Grand Marshals: Dejon Simmons, Jeremy Madeiros and Covid-19 Incident... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Message From The Queen

Bermuda Day Message From The Queen

Noting it is the “special occasion of your Bermuda Day,” Queen Elizabeth II has extended her “best wishes to the people of Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “Today, H.E. Ms. Rena Lalgie, Governor and Commander-in-Chief conveyed a message from Her Majesty the Queen to Premier, the Hon. David Burt, JP,MP and the people of Bermuda.” Her... Read more of this article

Over 30 Years For Half Marathon Veterans

Over 30 Years For Half Marathon Veterans

The Bermuda Half Marathon Derby organisers recently recognised two course veterans, with Cal Steede to participate in his 30th event and Barbara Clemens to compete in her 31st. The Bermuda Half Marathon Derby organisers posted the photo below online, saying, “Shout out to these two course veterans! Cal Steede will be participating in his 30th... Read more of this article

Opposition Leader’s Bermuda Day Message

Opposition Leader’s Bermuda Day Message

[Bermuda Day message from Opposition Leader & Shadow Finance Minister Cole Simons] As the Leader of the Opposition, on behalf of the One Bermuda Alliance, I would like to offer my warmest greetings to the people of Bermuda as we celebrate Bermuda Day. During this unprecedented time of the pandemic, we can all cast our memories back to, Bermuda Day... Read more of this article

Over 50 Mini-Float Entries Available For Viewing

Over 50 Mini-Float Entries Available For Viewing

[Updated with video] More than 50 entries were submitted for the Heritage Month Mini-Float Challenge, and you can view them online or visit the Botanical Gardens where they will be on display at the Slat House tomorrow through Monday, May 31. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Culture is pleased to announce that more than 50 entries... Read more of this article

Photos: Somersfield Students Create Floats

Photos: Somersfield Students Create Floats

In celebration of Bermuda Day, students at Somersfield Academy created floats, with each class creating a float based on what they feel is important to them and Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Our Children’s House students created these beautiful Bermuda Day floats in honor of the holiday celebrations. The parents were able to view these today... Read more of this article

Road Closure Advisory: Bermuda Day Events

Road Closure Advisory: Bermuda Day Events

The Ministry of Public Works is advising of the following road restrictions that will be in place on Friday, May 28th for the 2021 Bermuda Day events. The Road Traffic [Sinclair Packwood Memorial Bicycle Road Race Variation of Speed Limits] Order 2021 A Government spokesperson said, “In exercise of the power conferred upon the Minister charged... Read more of this article

Photos: Garden Club Of Bermuda’s Mini-Float

Photos: Garden Club Of Bermuda’s Mini-Float

In celebration of Bermuda Day, the Garden Club of Bermuda has created a mini-float, which can be viewed at the Church Street entrance to Washington Mall today [May 27]. A spokesperson said, “The Garden Club of Bermuda has created a mini-float for the Department of Culture and Kaleidoscope Arts and Mini-float competition that the public has a last... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Half Marathon Race Course

Bermuda Day Half Marathon Race Course

The race course for this year’s Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby – which takes place this Friday [May 28] -  will see runners leave St. George’s and make their way to Bernard Park starting at 8.30am. The event website said, “The race starts at the junction of Duke of York Street and Old Maid’s Lane, St. George [runners may... Read more of this article

Photos: 3D Virtual Pop-Up Bermuda Day Images

Photos: 3D Virtual Pop-Up Bermuda Day Images

To help you celebrate the upcoming Bermuda Day holiday virtually, Bernews created a series of 3D popup images of past Bermuda Day holiday moments, helping to showcase the fun and festivities in a virtual manner. In addition to these 3D virtual popup images, Bernews has just launched BDADay.com, an entire website dedicated to the holiday, and it includes... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Holiday Weekend Policing

Bermuda Day Holiday Weekend Policing

Road closures will be in effect from 7:45am this Friday [May 28] in order to facilitate the Bermuda Day races, the police have advised. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] takes this opportunity to advise the public on matters related to ensuring a peaceful and safe time for everyone during this year’s Bermuda Day holiday... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Showcase Open To Community

Bermuda Day Showcase Open To Community

The Bermuda Day Showcase registration is “now open to the wider community and general public,” the Government announced today. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Culture is pleased to advise that following the initial allocation to essential workers, the Bermuda Day Showcase registration is now open to the wider community... Read more of this article